Behavioral Family Therapy for Psychiatric Disorders / Edition 1

Behavioral Family Therapy for Psychiatric Disorders / Edition 1

by Kim T. Mueser
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205166539

ISBN-13: 9780205166534

Pub. Date: 03/28/1995

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Parents and siblings can learn to cope with a family member's psychiatric disorder in a manner that promotes the patient's independence and reduces relapses and rehospitalizations. This guide helps mental health professionals assess family units, educate family members about the patient's disorder, and involve them in treatment.  See more details below

Overview

Parents and siblings can learn to cope with a family member's psychiatric disorder in a manner that promotes the patient's independence and reduces relapses and rehospitalizations. This guide helps mental health professionals assess family units, educate family members about the patient's disorder, and involve them in treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205166534
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/1995
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
7.82(w) x 9.61(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
A Note on Terminology
1Families as Members of the Treatment Team1
2An Overview of BFT31
3Engaging the Family49
4Assessment of the Family77
5Education about Psychiatric Disorders93
6Communication Skills Training127
7Problem-Solving Training173
8Special Problems205
9Termination225
References231
Appendix241
Author Index327
Subject Index333

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